Prohibition hosts American Luxury Whiskey Tasting

NOTE:  With Nicky unable to attend the recent “American Luxury Whiskey Tasting” sponsored by Pearson’s Wine at Prohibition, I was joined instead by Bernard (aka The Woodpecker) for an afternoon of some fine whiskey and conversation. “Drinking Bourbon and Rye at Atlanta’s Only Speakeasy” by guest blogger, Bernard “The Woodpecker” My adventure starts with a …

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Lucid at Prohibition

I don’t think there is a more misunderstood liquor than absinthe.  To this day, if you ask people about it, you’ll get questions like, “Isn’t that the stuff that makes you hallucinate?” or “Doesn’t it make you go insane?”  Yet, in all the research that has been done in recent years there is no evidence … Continue reading Lucid at Prohibition

Celebrate your freedom to imbibe today!

January 16, 1919, was a dark day indeed.  On that date Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment outlawing alcohol, with the hopes of putting an end to drunkenness, crime, mental illness, and poverty.  Prohibition actually led to an increase in organized crime and resentment toward the federal government ran rampant.  Americans endured 13 years of Prohibition … Continue reading Celebrate your freedom to imbibe today!